Chicago Hotel Blog of Events

Check our blog regularly for current listings of Chicago festivals, events and concerts! We post new events weekly to help you plan your time in our great city. Chicago has a continuous supply of concerts and events. However, Chicago is also known for its neighborhoods. There are a million great experiences throughout our city.

Comic Ronny Chieng at Zanies

Need some belly laughs to herald spring? Come to Zanies Comedy Club in Chicago to see the hilarious Ronny Chieng April 5-7, and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel! Ronny Chieng is a Chinese stand-up comedian and actor born in…

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Comic and Entertainment Expo

Bring the family to the Comic and Entertainment Expo at Chicago’s McCormick Place April 6-8, and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel in Hyde Park! The Comic and Entertainment Expo brings together icons and stars of television…

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Robots at the Museum of Science and Industry

Celebrate National Robotics Week by bringing the family to the Museum of Science and Industry’s Robots at the Museum April 7-8 and 14-15, and stay at the VERY nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel! Robots at the Museum is just plain fun,…

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Cedric the Entertainer

Come to the Chicago Theatre to see the hilarious Cedric the Entertainer in concert March 24, and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel in historic Hyde Park! Cedric the Entertainer is a comedy junkie. He effortlessly goes from…

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Chicago Flower and Garden Show

Put spring in your family’s step by bringing them to the Chicago Flower and Garden Show at Navy Pier March 14-18, and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel in historic Hyde Park! The Chicago Flower and Garden Show smells good.…

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Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birdsds

Come to the Chicago Theatre to see Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds in concert February 24, and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel in Hyde Park! Noel Gallagher, of course, started out his music career with the iconic Brit…

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Big Jay Oakerson at Zanies

Come to Zanies Comedy Club to see the uproarious and outrageous Big Jay Oakerson March 1, and stay at the nerby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel in Hyde Park! Comedian Big Jay Oakerson currently has a full-length album, "An American…

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Chinese New Year Events

Bring the family to Chicago to celebrate Chinese New Year with multiple events February 17-March 3, and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel in historic Hyde Park! Chinese New Year is a very big and festive deal in Chicago,…

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Tomorrow Never Knows Indie Fest Indie Fest

Alternative music lovers, come to Chicago for the Tomorrow Never Knows festival at multiple north side venues January 17-21, and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel! Tomorrow Never Knows features rising local music artists as…

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Tedeschi Trucks in Concert

Wipe your blues away by coming to Chicago and seeing the hot-hot-hot Tedeschi Trucks Band with JJ Grey and Mofro at the Chicago Theatre January 25-27, and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel in historic Hyde Park! If you like…

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Uchi-Con

If you prefer cosplay to Cold Play, come to Uchi-Con, the University of Chicago’s festival of the art of Japanese anime, January 27, and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel! Uchi-Con is family friendly (see rules for dress…

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Shakira in Concert

Shake your “hips don’t lie” at the Shakira concert at Chicago’s United Center, Jan. 23, and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel in historic Hyde Park! Grammy Award winning Columbian pop star Shakira Isabel Mebrak Ripoll comes…

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Q Brothers Hip Hop Christmas Carol

Bring the family for Christmas belly laughs to the “Q Brothers Christmas Carol” at Chicago Shakespeare Theatre November 28-January 23, and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel in historic Hyde Park! If you don’t know about the…

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Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier

Bring the family to Navy Pier for the Fifth Third Bank Winter WonderFest December 1-January 7, and stay at the nearby and affordable Lake Shore Hotel in historic Hyde Park! The Fifth Third Bank Winter WonderFest is chock full of activities for kids…

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Lincoln Park Zoo Nights

Bring the family to see Lincoln Park Zoo’s Zoo Lights show in December through January 7, and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel in historic Hyde Park! Looking for some FREE fun at holiday time? Then Lincoln Park Zoo’s Zoo…

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Harlem Globetrooters

Bring the family to Chicago’s United Center for a real Christmas treat as the Harlem Globetrotters play B-Ball December 28, and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel! The Harlem Globetrotters put the ion in ionic! The exhibition…

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Christmas Around the World

Bring the family to Chicago for the wondrous holiday show Christmas Around the World and Holiday of Light at Museum of Science and Industry November 16-January 7, and stay at the blocks-away and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel! Christmas Around…

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Dave Koz Christmas Tour

Bring the people you love to see the Dave Coz 20th Anniversary Christmas Tour at the Chicago Theatre December 9, and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel in historic Hyde Park! Smooth jazz saxophone musician Dave Coz plays and…

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Chicago Chocolate Show

Bring someone you love to the Chicago Holiday Chocolate Show in the West Loop November 11, and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel in historical Hyde Park! The Chicago Holiday Chocolate Show is a candy lover’s dream! You will…

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Alingon Mitra at Zanies

Just for laughs, come to Chicago’s Zanies Comedy Club to see the hilarious comedian Alingon Mitra November 24-24, and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel in historic Hyde Park! So, you gorged on Thanksgiving and kissed your…

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Haunted Halloween Ball

Visit Chicago’s Navy Pier for a crazy party for grownups, the Haunted Halloween Ball, October 28-29, and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore in Hyde Park! Start your Halloween festivities early this year by heading to the Grand…

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School of Rock the Musical

Bring the family to see the hit Broadway musical “School of Rock” at the Cadillac Theatre in Chicago November 1-19, and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel! Remember “School of Rock,” the film starring Jack Black? It grossed…

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Nick Offerman’s Full Bush Show

Come to the Chicago Theatre to see the hilarious Nick Offerman in his “Full Bush Comedy Tour” December 1, and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel in historic Hyde Park! Nick Offerman, he of the deadpan look, is one of the…

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Comedian Tiffany Haddish at Zanies

Come to Chicago’s Zanies Comedy Club to see comedian Tiffany Haddish October 12-13, and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel! Tiffany Haddish is currently co-starring as the outspoken, no-nonsense “Nakeisha” on the NBC comedy…

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Steve Martin Martin Short In Concert

Get thee to Chicago to see Steve Martin and Martin Short in concert at the Chicago Theatre Oct. 6-7, and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel! Funnymen Steve Martin and Martin Short, two-thirds of “The Three Amigos,” is the…

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